Grants

Grants

NADS Driving Simulator

NADS pulls in nearly $1.5M funding to further study transition of control in automated vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) recently granted the University of Iowa National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) a $1.45 million award to further study transition of control in automated vehicles in a simulation environment.
Figure illustrating testing

Wu, partners win National Science Foundation grant to develop low-cost, high volume COVID-19 testing technology

Electrical and Computer Engineering professors receive National Science Foundation RAPID grant for novel high-throughput and low-cost COVID-19 testing technologies
3D printed composite

Song collaborates with Iowa State professor to win Defense Department competition

Xuan Song leads a team that will develop a new additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) technique and nano additives to achieve next-generation energetic composites with highly tunable sensitivity and performance.
CDC image of COVID-19

Ding receives NSF RAPID grant for research related to COVID-19

Hongtao Ding, director of the Laser Materials Processing Lab, and H.S. Udaykumar, associate professor of mechanical engineering, have received an NSF grant to study how droplets containing viruses dry on solid surfaces.
Photos of seed grant winners Ding, Fiegel, Lamuta, and Markfort

Ding and Fiegel receive Spring 2020 Seed Grants

Hongtao Ding, director of the Laser Materials Processing Lab, and Jennifer Fiegel, director of the Fiegel Lab, have been awarded Seed Grants from the Office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research.
AIRLab researchers with smart goggles

ECE PhD student Tri Quang wins ASLMS Research Grant

Tri Quang, a graduate research assistant in the Integrated Imaging and Cyberphysical System Laboratory, received a 2019 American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Research Grant for his project "Real-time Tissue Perfusion Assessment Using Fluorescence Imaging Topography Scanning System."
Photo of the NADS instrumented Lincoln

$7.1 million federal grant to help NADS study automated vehicles on rural roads

The National Advanced Driving Simulator has received a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the safe deployment of automated vehicles in rural areas.
Graphic of fire

Baek and team win 5-year, $7.5M grant to apply machine learning to energetic materials design

Stephen Baek, director of the Visual Intelligence Laboratory, is on a team of engineers from the University of Iowa and the University of Missouri who have been awarded a five-year, $7.5M grant to apply machine learning to energetic materials design.
Radiance map

Jun Wang and team receive NASA grant to study nitrogen dioxide levels using satellite data

Jun Wang, director of the ARROMA Lab, has received a NASA grant to study nitrogen dioxide levels using satellite data. The project is a three-year partnership with the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Photo of Iowa field

Jun Wang and team win $1.6 million to create smarter, sustainable farming

Jun Wang, director of the ARROMA Lab, is leading a team that has been awarded $1.6 million from the Department of Agriculture to design and use smart technology to maximize crop yields and use water more efficiently in rural agriculture.
Syed Mubeen standing in his lab

CBE professor wins fossil fuel research grant

Syed Mubeen, director of the Syed Mubeen Research Group, has won a grant worth $933,662 from the Office of Fossil Fuels of the Department of Energy to develop new products using carbon dioxide or coal.